i have a 2006 saturn vue and the a/c doesn't cool at idle.

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Asked by Jun 03, 2015 at 03:55 PM about the 2006 Saturn VUE Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when at idle the a/c seems to warm up, but when I accelerate, the a/c cools just fine.  had the Freon checked and all was ok.  any suggestions?

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bad AC compressor

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Are the radiator cooling fans coming on? HTH. -Jim

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the cooling fans are cycling like they are supposed to. problem only seems to be at idle.

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Compressor or compressor clutch. If it is the clutch, you would be able to look in the engine bay and know if it is engaging and turning the compressor while idling. If it is, then it is your compressor wearing out.

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